Jewelle Gomez offers poems of finding home, making love, learning history; they tell the tales of women and satisfaction, regret, love, danger, death and eternal life.
Jewelle gives an overview of the book:
Jewelle Gomez was born in Boston, MA and raised there by her great grandmother. Her background is Native American (Wampanoag & Ioway) and African American on her mother's side and Cape Verdean on her father's. Her writing has always been an exploration of the margins and...